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Egypt ups prices of cigarettes as part of economic reforms

Egypt has hiked the prices of cigarettes, the latest measure amid reforms designed to overhaul the country's troubled economy, still reeling from a costly 2011 uprising......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 12th, 2018

Why Your Summer House Could Be a Shaky Investment

Rising interest rates, climate change, and even Trump's tax reforms are hurting prices for vacation homes. For decades, it's been part.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 28th, 2018

Higher Oil Prices Fail To Stimulate Economic Growth In Gulf States

Authored by Tsvetana Paraskova via Oilprice.com, The higher oil prices and the subsequent higher oil revenues play a part in a significantly improved outlook for the state finances and tr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 25th, 2018

Oil steady but set for 2019"s biggest weekly loss

Oil prices were steady on Friday ahead of long U.S. and UK holiday weekends, but were on track for its biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and concern over an economic slowdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 24th, 2019

Oil recovers 1%, but set for biggest weekly loss of 2019

Oil prices recouped around 1% on Friday but were on track for their biggest weekly loss this year after swelling inventories and jitters over an economic slowdown led to big falls earlier in the week......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 24th, 2019

Oil bounces back, but markets remain fragile amid trade disputes

Oil prices jumped more than 1% on Friday amid OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions, but still did not fully recoup losses earlier in the week on economic slowdown jitters and swelling inventories - their steepest drops since the start of the year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 23rd, 2019

Oil prices stabilize after sharp falls earlier in week

Oil markets stabilized on Friday amid OPEC supply cuts and tensions in the Middle East, after posting their steepest falls since the start of the year earlier in the week on the back of a global economic slowdown and swelling fuel inventories......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 23rd, 2019

U.S. home sales, manufacturing stumble; job market resilient

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell from near an 11-1/2-year high in April as prices rebounded and manufacturing activity hit its lowest level in almost a decade in May, suggesting a sharp slowdown in economic growth was underway......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 23rd, 2019

U.S. home sales, manufacturing stumble; labor market strong

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell from near an 11-1/2-year high in April as prices rebounded and manufacturing activity slowed to its lowest level in nearly a decade in May, pointing to a slowdown in economic activity......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 23rd, 2019

Bond Report: 10-year Treasury yield tumbles to around 18-month low on trade jitters, anemic data

Treasury prices surge on Thursday as nervous investors face signs of economic weakness abroad and the possibility that U.S.-China trade tensions may last longer than anticipated......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2019

Economic Scene: How Waning Competition Deepens Labor’s Plight

As many markets become more concentrated, America’s competition policy can no longer be understood in the narrow terms of protecting consumers from higher prices......»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 20th, 2019

Economic Report: Retail sales fall in April and show broad weakness in key part of the U.S. economy

Sales at U.S. retailers fell in April for the second time in three months, a sign that Americans are exercising more caution over how much they spend with the economy facing more headwinds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2019

Economic Report: Import prices climb 0.2% in April, but show barely any whiff of inflation

The cost of goods imported into the U.S. rose mildly in April, mostly because of the higher cost of oil. Energy aside there was little hint of rising import-related inflation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 14th, 2019

Pakistan secures preliminary deal for $6B IMF bailout

The International Monetary Fund says it has reached a preliminary agreement with Pakistan for a $6 billion bailout over the next three years to finance sweeping economic reforms......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 12th, 2019

Economic Report: Trump elated as CPI shows inflation still low despite higher rents, gas prices in April

Rising rents and a higher cost of gas in April spawned a sizable increase in inflation for the second month in a row, but prices pressures more broadly appeared to pose little threat to the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2019

Forecaster of the Month: Forecaster of the Month winner sees modest cooling in GDP, hiring and stock prices

A Goldilocks economy — like the one we’ve got right now — feels wonderful, but it can’t last, notable economic forecaster Jim O’Sullivan reminds us......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2019

AA, Southwest raise prices in first "substantive" fare increase this year, analysts say

Airline customers are seeing slightly higher ticket prices this week thanks in part to American Airlines, the dominant carrier at Charlotte Douglas International Airport......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2019

Oil Algos Confused By Bigger Than Expected Crude Build, Gasoline Draw

Oil prices tumbled today (after ripping higher yesterday along with everything else) as Trump's tariff-threats appear to be taken more seriously by market participants. “There are concerns about the broad economic environment,” said Michael Tran, .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 7th, 2019

City Hall hiring spree proposed to spur economic development

City leaders are hoping to spur economic development in Sacramento by bringing aboard at least 20 new full-time planners, building inspectors and project management staff. Those new positions are among 162 new hires that are being considered as part o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2019

This Week: Consumer borrowing, Disney earns, consumer prices

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: DEEPER IN DEBT The Federal Reserve issues its latest monthly snapshot of U.S. consumer borrowing trends Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 6th, 2019

Economic Report: As recovery continues, fears that ACA would cause employers to shift to part-time work don’t materialize

One of the arguments against the Affordable Care Act was that employers would cut back on the amount of hours employees worked.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 3rd, 2019